Ponnuthurai Nagaratnam Suganthan received the B.A degree, Postgraduate Certificate and M.A degree in Electrical and Information Engineering from the University of Cambridge, UK in 1990, 1992 and 1994, respectively. After completing his PhD research in 1995, he served as a pre-doctoral Research Assistant in the Dept of Electrical Engineering, University of Sydney in 1995ĘC96 and a lecturer in the Dept of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, University of Queensland in 1996ĘC99. He moved to NTU in 1999. He is an Editorial Board Member of the Evolutionary Computation Journal, MIT Press. He is an associate editor of the IEEE Trans on Cybernetics (2012 - ), IEEE Trans on Evolutionary Computation (2005 -), Information Sciences (Elsevier) (2009 - ), Pattern Recognition (Elsevier) (2001 - ) and Int. J. of Swarm Intelligence Research (2009 - ) Journals. He is a founding co-editor-in-chief of Swarm and Evolutionary Computation (2010 - ), an SCI Indexed Elsevier Journal. His co-authored SaDE paper (published in April 2009) won the "IEEE Trans. on Evolutionary Computation outstanding paper award" in 2012. His former PhD student, Dr Jane Jing Liang, won the IEEE CIS Outstanding PhD dissertation award, in 2014. IEEE CIS Singapore Chapter won the best chapter award in Singapore in 2014 for its achievements in 2013 under his leadership. His research interests include swarm and evolutionary algorithms, pattern recognition, big data, deep learning and applications of swarm, evolutionary & machine learning algorithms. His publications have been well cited (Googlescholar Citations: ~26k). His SCI indexed publications attracted over 1000 SCI citations in each calendar years 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. He was selected as one of the highly cited researchers by Thomson Reuters in 2015, 2016 , and 2017 in computer science, also known as the World's Most Influential Scientists-2015. He served as the General Chair of the IEEE SSCI 2013. He has been a member of the IEEE (S'90, M'92, SM'00, F'15) since 1990 and an elected AdCom member of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) in 2014-2016. Address: S2-B2a-21, EEE, NTU, Singapore, 639798. Tel: 65-67905404,  Fax: 65-67933318,   epnsugan@ntu.edu.sg


Elsevier Journal: Swarm and Evolutionary Computation ( with attractive citation and impact metrics )    (SCI  2 Year IF=3.8   &   5 Year IF=7.7);

Ensemble of Optimization Algorithms (EOAs),  Ensemble of Evolutionary Algorithms (EEAs) and  Ensemble Strategies for Evolutionary Algorithms

Randomized Neural Networks and Non-iterative Learning

IEEE CIS Task Force on Differential Evolution

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